After months of criticism from its retired employees, the University of Maine System says that it will allow retirees the option to maintain their current health care plan, rather than transition to a private insurance exchange.
In order to limit the spread of COVID-19, the University of Maine System is setting up an online database to show COVID-19 testing results for staff and students. New travel restrictions and revisions to the academic calendar are also being adopted.
As college students await - and perhaps dread - the results of their semester final exams, the University of Maine System is launching what it hopes will serve as a lifeboat for some students who have had academic trouble this semester.
ByWillis Ryder Arnold & Barbara Cariddi•May 30, 2019
The University of Maine System has a new chancellor. The system's board of trustees has chosen former Connecticult Gov. Dannel Malloy to replace outgoing Chancellor James Page, who is retiring June 30.
The University of Maine System announced on Tuesday that nearly a quarter of in-state undergrads at its public universities are receiving enough grants and scholarships to entirely cover their tuition and fees this semester.
The University of Maine System is examining more than 30 programs across its campuses for potential improvement or consolidation, though officials say they would be surprised if any face elimination this year.